Junior Account Executive, Sports

Junior Account Executive, Sports

JONESWORKS, strategy-driven communications, marketing, and management agency, is seeking a driven, creative, and highly organized Junior Account Executive to join our Sports team in our New York City office.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for public relations, a strong work ethic, and previous experience supporting teams in building brand audiences, increasing awareness, and engaging consumers across every touchpoint of new and traditional media.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the coordination and management of programming to strategically position clients
  • Help develop innovative, results-driven public relations and marketing programs to support client objectives, launches, activations, etc.
  • Assist with vetting incoming client and media opportunities
  • Assist with drafting, reviewing, and editing internal and external materials such as pitches, press releases, agendas, etc.
  • On-site assistance at relevant client events, content shoots, red carpets, etc.
  • Research relevant media outlets for client outreach and create and update media lists to maintain accurate contact information
  • Actively networks with media across entertainment, lifestyle, business, trade, and consumer outlets and maintains strong relationships
  • Support client brand and category research to support programming
  • Oversee preparation for meetings/calls, including agendas and recaps
  • Organize and maintain product orders/returns from editors
  • Conduct daily media monitoring and develop monitoring reports
  • Recognize potential client complications and flag to supervisor
  • Compile monthly client results reports
  • Support individual account teams by assisting with various administrative tasks, such as event and travel logistics, as well as calendar management
  • Maintain sound judgment and discretion when handling sensitive and confidential information


  • 2 years of relevant PR experience
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented, and able to execute multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to take and apply direction from supervisors
  • Effectively manages time and works with supervisors to manage priorities


  • JONESWORKS offers medical, dental, vision and 401(K), unlimited Paid Time Off, Summer Fridays, Extended PTO for December/January holiday, bonus incentives and other perks!
  • Salary: $50K-57.5K

***We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.***

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